Tag: Brixton Rec

Memories of Mandela

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Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far...

Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…

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Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during...

Petition set up for Brixton Rec boxing club

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Brixton residents have set up a petition to put pressure on the council and Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) to allow a boxing club to...

Two screenings announced for Brixton film Uncle Steadman

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UPDATE: Sadly tonight's screening at the Loughborough Community Centre has been postponed due to the poor weather. The showing at Brixton Rec on October...

Q&A: Stuart Everitt, director of Uncle Steadman

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"A ghetto environment is a very good environment to be brought up in. We are not bad persons. We are leaders. It's just the...

Pool reopens at the Rec

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Brixton swimmers will no longer have to forgo their morning swim - the pool at the Rec is open again after gas faults meant...

BRIX PICKS: June 17th – 23rd

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Monday Brixton Rec offers a full timetable of Monday fitness classes designed to get your week off to a fit and healthy start. Choose...

BRIX & MORTAR: Brixton Rec

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Written by Barney Evison, arts co-editor, as part of Brix & Mortar: a celebration of Brixton's unique landmarks The Brixton Rec plays a hugely important role...

AJ Carter wins his first professional fight

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A.J. Carter (centre) with supporters; Pic by Stuart Everitt A young boxer from Brixton won every round of a four-bout contest in Essex last night...

Brixton boxer: A.J.Carter

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The young Brixton boxer AJ Carter has just won his first professional boxing match. On the sidelines of the Brixton Rec indoor football pitch,...

Brixton Recreation Centre architect George Finch dies

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The Lambeth architect behind the  Brixton Rec, George Finch, has died aged 83. Finch designed the iconic Recreation Centre, as well as Lambeth Towers, Kennington...

Public consultation over Future Brixton plan launched today

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A public consultation on a planning document which will define the future landscape of Brixton starts today (Monday). The draft version of the Supplementary Planning...

7 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

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With Christmas party time a distant memory and summer still a long way off, it can be a tough old time of year. Here...

Lambeth council approves draft planning document for Brixton

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Lambeth council last night approved a draft version of a planning document that will be crucial in shaping the future of Brixton Town Centre. There...

Lambeth council to consider draft Brixton plan

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Lambeth council has published a draft version of a comprehensive planning document that will shape the future of Brixton town centre. The Brixton supplementary planning...

Take Two: Brixton Rec meeting and Beggars’ Opera @ Brixton Jamm

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Monday December 10 Take One: Brixton Rec Users' meeting @ Brixton Rec Take an hour to go to the Brixton Rec meeting at 6.30pm tonight and...